Oral Roberts (1-2) vs. California Baptist (1-0)
Date/Time: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 / 7 p.m.
Radio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM
Location: Mabee Center / Tulsa, Okla.
TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts men's basketball team will host California Baptist, Tuesday evening, as part of The Summit League / WAC Challenge.
Tuesday's game will tip off at 7 p.m. from the Mabee Center. Adam Hildebrandt's radio call of the game can be heard on The Franchise at 107.9 FM and 1270 AM, and online at TheFranchiseOk.com.
ORU Game Notes: vs. California Baptist
Opponent Game Notes: vs. California Baptist
Summit League Notes: Week 2
Live Stats: vs. California Baptist
TV / Live Video: ORUAthletics.com
Free Audio: The Franchise 107.9 FM / 1270 AM
Scouting the Opponent
• California Baptist won its season opener over San Diego Christian, 87-71. The Lancers are in their first season at the Division I level after claiming the Division II Learfield Directors' Cup in 2017-18.
• Washington State transfer Milan Acquaah led the Lancers with 22 points in their first game of the year.
• Tuesday's meeting with be the first ever meeting between the two programs. It is the second time already this season in which ORU has faced a team for the first time (Southwestern).
• Tuesday's game is part of the inaugural Summit League/WAC Challenge and is the third game in this year's series. The challenge is currently tied 1-1, with South Dakota State beating Grand Canyon, while New Mexico State beat North Dakota State.
• ORU will once again be one of the youngest teams in America with eight newcomers, including five freshmen.
• Junior Emmanuel Nzekwesi returns after leading ORU in scoring at 12.7 points per game last year and was second on the squad, and the top returner, at 7.2 rebounds per contest.
• ORU was picked to finish sixth in The Summit League, just behind North Dakota State and ahead of league newcomer North Dakota.
• Nzekwesi was a preseason All-Summit League Second Team selection after earning honorable mention honors last year.
For the latest information on ORU men's basketball, follow @ORUMBB on Twitter or Instagram, or go to www.ORUAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the ORU Athletics Front Row App at ORUAthletics.com/frontrow or the ORU Golden Eagles Live App in iTunes or the Google Play Store. For tickets, visit mabeecenter.com or call 495-7ORU (7678).